• September

  • A Tribute to Maya Angelou

    September 25, 2014 04:15 PM - 05:30 PM

    The event will include readings from Maya Angelou's poetry and prose by University faculty from the Departments of Women and Gender Studies, English and Africana World Studies.               

    Location: Library Auditorium
  • Tinker Foundation Lecture Series Presents a Lecture by Noted Scholar Alma Guillermoprieto

    September 30, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

    Alma Guillermoprieto, an award-winning author, scholar, journalist, and speaker, will speak   on Tuesday, September 30 as part of the University’s Tinker Foundation Latin American Studies Lecture Series.  Her lecture,“Building an Online Altar: The 72migrantes.com Project,”  will address the collective effort to build an online altar to commemorate 72 migrants assassinated during their attempt to cross the México/US border in August 2010.

    Location: Cheng Library Auditorium
  • October

  • 35 in 350: The Story of New Jersey: A Place We Call Home

    October 08, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM

    A panel discussion organized with the exhibition, 35 in 350: The Story of New Jersey. Panelists will share historical, cultural and political perspectives on the Garden State.

    Location: South Gallery
  • November

  • Meet the Leaders in Business Speakers Series:The Power of Reinventing Oneself

    November 06, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM

    Patricia Powell ’73 will present "The Power of Reinventing Oneself."  She is a certified financial planner and president of her own independent financial planning and wealth management services firm, The Powell Financial Group, Inc., managing more than $140 million for her clients. She will focus on how people must reinvent themselves multiple times during their careers.


    Location: Valley Road Auditorium
  • Distinguished Lecturer Series Presents Inside Science With Radiolab's Robert Krulwich

    November 14, 2014 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM

    In this multimedia talk, Robert Krulwich, host of WNYC's award-winning Radiolab, a program that examines science, philosophy, and the human experience, dissects a series of Radiolab programs to view early drafts, ideas that turned out to be mistakes, stories that worked, and other tales.

    Location: Shea Center
  • Why Major in Geography?

    November 18, 2014 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM

    The Department of Geography & Urban Studies will present, in connection with the Seventh Annual Geography Awareness Week, highlights of the University’s geography program and the importance of an education in geography.


    Location: University Commons Room 168 AB
  • December

  • 34th Annual Bilingual/ESL Conference

    December 05, 2014 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM

    Dr.Yasuko Kanno will present a lecture: Forging an Upward Path: The Access of English Language Learners to Higher Education to discuss the diverse barriers that make the pathway to higher education difficult for students.


    Location: 1600 Valley Road
  • 5th Annual Educational Technology Conference

    December 12, 2014 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM

    This conference will address the issue of how schools can best prepare for technology-based assessments for students in grades K-12.

    Location: 1600 Valley Road
  • May

  • 31st Annual Orlando Saa Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Contest

    May 15, 2015 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    The William Paterson University Department of Languages and Cultures will hold the 31st  Orlando Saa Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Contest to offer middle and high school students the opportunity to recite poetry in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish, and ESL. The levels challenged will be beginner, intermediate, advanced, and native (except for Latin, and ESL). Trophies are awarded to winning students in first, second, and third place. Fourth place winners get a medal for honorable mention. All students are given a certificate of participation.


    Location: University Commons Ballroom